Book review magazine Kirkus Reviews praised The Benghazi Hoax as a "strong defense of the Democratic response" to right-wing myths about the attack on the diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya. In a review of The Benghazi Hoax, an e-book...Show More Summary
Five Arab countries have been named among the top 10 most corrupt countries, according to Transparency International's newly released annual Corruption Perceptions Index. Egyptian Amro Ali reacts: Congrats Syria, Iraq, Libya, Somalia & Sudan – 5 Arab states top most corrupt list http://t.co/7rsD6xErlA Egypt needed a break from rankings —...
Transparency International says political instability in Syria, Iraq, Libya, Somalia and Sudan allows abuses to flourish
by Hafed Al Ghwell Libya needs to formulate a vision and a plan for what it wants to be in 10 or 20 years. It needs an economic strategy that will re-start…
The Libyan Department of Antiquities, in collaboration with the United Nations Organisation for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO), Interpol, and the World Customs Organisation (WCO), organised a 9-day training session about preventing antiquity theft and smuggling. Show More Summary
Official says at least 40 escaped after a jail in the southern city of Sabha came under attack from unknown gunmen.
More than 40 people killed in explosion at ammunition depot in southern Libya on Thursday, Reuters reported.
Fighting between the army and an armed group in Benghazi leaves three soldiers killed and three others wounded.
The Obama administration plans to shut down the U.S. Embassy to the Vatican and relocate offices onto the grounds of the much larger American Embassy in Italy. In the wake of the attack in Benghazi, Libya, the move is justified primarily on the grounds of enhanced security, John Allen of the National Catholic Reporter wrote. Show More Summary
Lara Logan, the CBS correspondent at the center of a discredited October 27 report about the attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, is taking a leave of absence from work, the network said Tuesday. Logan's longtime producer, Max McClellan, is also taking time off. Show More Summary
Unrest in Libya pushes crude prices above $111 a barrel; stronger U.S. production caps increase
"... and have been asked to take leaves of absence, the network announced Tuesday," the NYT reports.The moves come after weeks of criticism directed at a “60 Minutes” report....I'm not saying "60 Minutes" did a good job, but I'm skeptical of CBS's motives here. Show More Summary
60 Minutes correspondent Lara Logan's October story on the deadly 2012 attack on a U.S. mission in Libya was found to have multiple flaws. An internal report found wider problems at the network, as well.
(Reuters) - CBS News has asked "60 Minutes" reporter Lara Logan to take a leave of absence following a flawed report on the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, according to a memo from the chairman of CBS News,...
Al Ortiz, the Executive Director of Standards and Practices for CBS News has released his report on the discredited “60 Minutes” story on the attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya. “My review found that the Benghazi story aired...Show More Summary
(TRIPOLI, Libya) — Libyan officials say clashes in the eastern city of Benghazi have killed five people and wounded 17. Hospital spokeswoman Fadya al-Barghathi says the city’s al-Jalaa hospital received the bodies of four soldiers and one civilian. Show More Summary
At least five are killed and over a dozen wounded in Benghazi as tensions deepen between government and armed groups.
Kerry meets UK foreign secretary and Libyan prime minister to discuss rise armed groups in Libya since fall of Gaddafi.
Recent news from Libya has not inspired confidence. Terrorism, riots, murder, a temporarily kidnapped prime minster, oil stuck at export terminals – it’s a dispiriting litany of apparently unconnected events.… Continue reading The post Does Libya need a lesson in devolved government? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.